FUNDING: Christmas Connections, McCarthy Stone Foundation

Small grant funding to support initiatives which address the social wellbeing of older individuals, particularly during the holiday season.

This programme from the McCarthy Stone Foundation aims to help people over 65 to feel connected and supported over the festive period.

UK registered charities, community groups and Community Interest Companies with an annual income of less than £250,000 can apply now for grants of up to £1,000 for a variety of activities such as Christmas meals, day trips out or Christmas care packages.

The funded activities must take place between 1 December 2023 and 2 January 2024.

Application is by a brief online form.

No application deadline has been given.

For more details and to apply, visit the McCarthy Stone Foundation Grant Programme webpage.